Sign a letter to oppose the Labor Department draft of the fiduciary standard as it limits guidance to low-income savers

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Justin.Durbin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2015 Dear Colleague: I’d like to draw your attention to a potentially concerning decision by the Labor Department. Their current draft of the definition of a “fiduciary standard” under the Employee Retirement Investment Security Act (ERISA) has the potential to harm our nation’s low income savers. […]

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Support Tribal Sovereignty and Economic Development: OPPOSE H.R 308

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: daniel.torrez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 308 Date: 7/10/2015 Support Tribal Sovereignty and Economic Development OPPOSE H.R 308 Dear Colleague, As Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, I write to ask that you oppose H.R 308, the deceptively titled “Keep the Promise Act of 2015.” […]

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NDAA: Support DOD’s Ability to Acquire Commercial Available Items

From: The Honorable Jackie Walorski Sent By: Stephen.Simonetti@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1735 Date: 7/8/2015 Supported by: Information Technology Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), the Professional Services Council (PSC), and the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Dear Colleague, Please join me in sending a letter to NDAA conferees regarding commercially-available items. For decades, Congress has mandated that […]

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Vote YES on GRAYSON School Start Times Amendment

From: The Honorable Alan Grayson Sent By: shilpa.finnerty@mail.house.gov Date: 7/8/2015 VOTE YES ON THE GRAYSON AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5 Supported by: National Education Association (NEA), American Academy of Pediatrics, and National Sleep Federation Dear Colleague: I urge your support for the Grayson Amendment to H.R. 5. It reads as follows: “The Secretary shall conduct an […]

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Cosponsor the Financial Transparency Act of 2015!!

rom: The Honorable Darrell E. Issa Sent By: Matthew.Goulding@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2477 Date: 7/7/2015 Cosponsor H.R. 2477: The Financial Transparency Act of 2015! Darrell Issa*, Jared Polis*, Patrick McHenry*, Carolyn Maloney*, Ed Royce*, Mike Quigley*, Randy Hultgren*, John Delaney*, David Schweikert*, Keith Ellison*, Rod Blum*, Ralph Abraham*, James P. McGovern, Blake Farenthold, Joseph Pitts, Barbara […]

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FY16 NDAA: SUPPORT ARMY AVIATION READINESS

From: The Honorable Martha Roby Sent By: andrew.ashley@mail.house.gov Date: 7/7/2015 Dear Colleagues, Please see the below letter in support of Army Aviation Readiness and the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act. Should your Representative wish to sign on, please contact: Andrew Ashley (andrew.ashley@mail.house.gov) or Brandon Honore (brandon.honore@mail.house.gov). The suspense is 12pm on Thursday. Thank you. July […]

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Join Letter Urging President Obama to Expand Social Security

From: The Honorable John Conyers, Jr. Sent By: Erik.Sperling@mail.house.gov Date: 7/6/2015 Urge President Obama to Expand Social Security Join Congressional letter timed for decennial White House Conference on Aging Deadline Thursday 7/9/15 COB Letter endorsed by the Strengthen Social Security Coalition, a broad-based alliance of over 350 national and statewide organizations, including women’s, labor, aging, […]

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Cosponsor the Long-Term SCORE Act to Help Prioritize Research for Alzheimers and Other Chronic Diseases (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Reid J. Ribble Sent By: erin.adams@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 282 Date: 7/6/2015 Long-Term Studies of Comprehensive Outcomes and Returns for the Economy “SCORE” Act, H.R. 282 Supported by: Campaign to End Obesity, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American College of Preventive Medicine, American College of […]

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